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into pennsylvania maybe eventually new york city late on christmas eve night. >> axelrod: who will see a white christmas? >> it looks like the folks around new york area, will see a little snow and then a bigger storm will brew in places like oklahoma and texas during the day on christmas. we could be talking about substantial snowfall. >> axelrod: jeff, thank you so much. it's nine days now until the fiscal cliff of tax increases and spending cuts. still, congress has gone home for the holidays. and today, president obama and his family arrived in honolulu, where they'll celebrate christmas. the president says he is ready to return to make a deal. retailers called today "super saturday." it is traditionally one of the busiest shopping days of the year. businesses are banking on it because so far this season, sales numbers have not been as strong as many had hoped to see. here's michelle miller. >> reporter: kidding around is a specialty toy store in new york city. you won't find any of this stuff at target, wal-mart? >> no. >> reporter: the owner says today is his busiest day of the year. wit
city. our forecast here for the next several days across the bay area, wet today, drying out for christmas eve. tuesday afternoon, christmas day looks wet. sticking around through wednesday before we dry out thursday to the weekend. that is a check of the weather forecast. back to you. >>> some of hollywood's biggest celebrity recognition making public service announcements against gun violence. >> more than 50 actors are taking part, a little more than a week after the mass shooting at the sandy hook elementary school in connecticut. >> as a human being -- . >> for the children of sandy hook -- . >> demand a plan -- . >> no more list of names -- . >> it is not too soon -- . >> it is not too late. >> everyone loves someone likes those on the list -- . >> in newtown, the site of the massacre shooting there is a proposal to put an armed officer on the site of every school, as well. >> why are we allowing the sale of weapons in this country. >> i told her when she is a police officer on january 2nd, she said that makes me feel safe. >> meanwhile the debate is continuing in
as we can to prepare. >> reporter: there's also a weather alert on the city website. officials will keep residents and merchants updated if water levels continue to rise. let's take a quick look at the creek. you can see it's pretty low at this point, only at about four feet. it floods at 13, but the rain is back. we are getting drenched out here. more rain tonight through tomorrow. >> thanks, elisa. >>> a rough day for holiday travelers on one of the busiest days of the year. the weather did cause long delays. earlier, some flights were running more than three hours behind schedule. but tonight, arriving flights are only 20 to 30 minutes late. conditions tomorrow could make a mess of schedules again, though. keeping of a mess, people on the road are dealing with their own travel woes today. heavy snow and ice combined to create accidents and spinouts. cbs reporter holly has been experiencing the conditions first hand. >> reporter: interstate 80, covered in snow and ice, made more dangerous and slow driving conditions heading up the mountain. most of these drivers are on their way to a h
. an inch and a half of rain on napa. the city picked up three quarters of an inch and concord an inch and a half. more on the way beginning in the north bay. we'll have the forecast for you ten minutes from now. >>> in the meantime the storm brought serious holiday cheer in the sierra. people who can get to the mountains are being rewarded with several feet of fresh powder. the good luck making the drive. interstate 80 shut down for a while because of accidents and spinouts. it's open tonight but chains are required on 80 and highway 50 by the time the storm moves out, the mountains could see from 6 to 8 feet of snow. and for those traveling a little bit farther than the mountains the weather was still on issue. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is live at sfo where some people may miss christmas with the family. hey eilssa. >> reporter: hi brian, as you can imagine many frustrated travelers trying the get home in time for the holidays, in fact i spoke with one man whose flight was canceled and he said the next available flight is not until christmas day. he's just one of many passenge
fraud. official results are due tomorrow. >> a syrian government air strike in a town near the city of homa has reportedly killed dozens. amateur video appears to show the aftermath of the attack which struck a bakery where people were lining up for their first bread in days. in damascus meanwhile u.n. peace envoy brahimi arrived today for more talks with president assad. in his attempt to remain in power, assad has cultivated the sport of minority groups within his ethically divided country. elizabeth palmer saw that policy at work during a recent visit to the southern town of swada. >> reporter: -- engulfing syria over the past months from one end of the country to the other. but so far it barely touched this town in southern syria near the border with jordan. the people who live here are a religious group that has allied itself with president assad. >> good afternoon. >> when we arrived it in town to meet the governor syrian state media was waiting for us. the regime is anxious to showcase this community full of official supporters willing to reinforce the party line, that the vi
this month. he just kept them out. city maintenance crews have cleared of debris from the creek and from drains. they say they are as ready as they can be at volvo's diner. >> the only thing is you hope mother nature is on your side. >> we just as much as they can to prepare. >> it was back in 2005 when the creek flooded downtown causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. and if you plan on spending christmas in the mountains, take your time getting up there. interstate 80 is completely covered in snow. yesterday stop and go traffic clogs the highway from gold run all the way to lake tahoe. many drivers were caught off guard. >> there is supposed to be some snow and some slowdowns. i wasn't expecting a closure. i've got my whole family in the car. you want to take too many chances. >> that bumper to bumper traffic was good news for local businesses. this gas station was jampacked. the line for the bathroom stretched out into the cold parking lot. cruise wanted drivers headed up to tahoe to be prepared to have chains handy and drive slow and cautiously. >>> checking road conditio
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